Netherlands

Disaster averted, but aid cuts still a threat in the Netherlands

Last week, the Dutch government presented its draft budget for next year. In the crucial weeks and days leading up to this moment, ONE members in the Netherlands wrote to the Prime Minister and Finance Minister asking them not to cut overseas aid any more. We are relieved to say that they are starting to…

Urgent Action: Save Dutch Leadership on International Aid

Today we’re asking our Dutch ONE members to take part in an urgent action: The Netherlands has developed a strong and proud leadership position of helping the poorest countries in the world. It’s something to be very proud of. But this could be destroyed in a matter of days. International development aid is one of…

ONE takes your message to the Dutch parliament

This week ONE and our friends at Cordaid handed in the Trillion Dollar Scandal petition to the Dutch parliament. Over 89,000 European ONE members signed the petition, asking European leaders to pass strong laws on transparency for oil, mining and logging companies. Last October, the EU proposed legislation to oblige European extractive companies to publish…